The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 82 102 103
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 36 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.00% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 0.41% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 34 3 6
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -37.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,800 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £38,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
System Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1434 1223 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.84% 78.35% 71.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1055 1019
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,840 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

System Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Birmingham region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 32 (65.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (38.78%) QA
2 19 (38.78%) Software Testing
3 18 (36.73%) Test Automation
3 18 (36.73%) Finance
4 16 (32.65%) Integration Testing
5 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (28.57%) Scrum
6 14 (28.57%) UML
6 14 (28.57%) ISEB
6 14 (28.57%) Kanban
7 13 (26.53%) SQL
8 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
9 6 (12.24%) CCTV
10 5 (10.20%) CRM
10 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.16%) HTML
11 4 (8.16%) Oracle
12 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
12 3 (6.12%) Windows
12 3 (6.12%) HTTP
12 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
12 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
12 3 (6.12%) Web Testing
12 3 (6.12%) Selenium
13 2 (4.08%) Informatics
13 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (4.08%) S-PLUS
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (4.08%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (4.08%) SAP CO
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.04%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) HTTP
1 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Selenium
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Analyst
2 14 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 14 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 14 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Software Test Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Architect
5 5 (10.20%) CRM Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.20%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Field Service Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) HTML
2 2 (4.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) CCTV
2 2 (4.08%) Informatics
2 2 (4.08%) User Experience
2 2 (4.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (38.78%) Software Testing
3 18 (36.73%) Test Automation
4 16 (32.65%) Integration Testing
5 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (28.57%) UML
6 14 (28.57%) Scrum
6 14 (28.57%) Kanban
7 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (10.20%) CRM
8 3 (6.12%) Web Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Test Planning
9 2 (4.08%) Data Mapping
9 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
9 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.04%) VB
4 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) C
4 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ACCA
3 1 (2.04%) CIMA
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (38.78%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) SAP